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Hail, Caesar! (CNS)
Hairspray (EDC)
Hairspray (CNS)
Hairspray (SAM)
Half Nelson (CNS)
Half Past Dead (CNS)
Halloween (CNS)
Halloween II (CNS)
Hamlet 2 (CNS)
Hamptons, The (SAM)
Hancock (CNS)
Hanging Up (SAM)
The Hangover (CNS)
The Hangover Part II (CNS)
The Hangover Part III (CNS)
Hanna (CNS)
Hannah Montana & Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert (CNS)
Hannah Montana the Movie (CNS)
Hannibal Rising (CNS)
Hapily N'Ever After (CNS)
Happening, The (CNS)
Happy Endings (CNS)
Happy Feet (CNS)
Happy-Go-Lucky (CNS)
Hard Candy (CNS)
Hard Word, The (CNS)
Hardball (SAM)
Harold & Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay (CNS)
Harold & Kumar Go To White Castle (CNS)
Harry Potter (EDC)
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (CNS)
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (CNS)
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (CNS)
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (SAM)
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (CNS)
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (CNS)
Harry Potter and the Order of Phoenix (CNS)
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (SAM)
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (CNS)
Harsh Times (CNS)
The Hateful Eight (CNS)
The Haunting in Connecticut (CNS)
The Haunting of Molly Hartley (CNS)
Haywire (CNS)
Haywire (SRR)
He Got Game (SAM)
He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not (CNS)
Head in the Clouds (CNS)
Head of State (CNS)
Heart of the Game, The (CNS)
Heart of Me, The (CNS)
Heartbreak Kid, The (CNS)
Hearts in Atlantis (SAM)
The Hedgehog (Le hérisson) (SRR)
Heights (CNS)
Hellboy (SAM)
Hellboy II: The Golden Army (CNS)
The Help (CNS)
The Help (SRR)
Henry Poole is Here (CNS)
Her (CNS)
Herbie: Fully Loaded (CNS)
Hercules (CNS)
Hereafter (CNS)
Hero (CNS)
He's Just Not That Into You (CNS)
Hey Arnold! The Movie (CNS)
Hidalgo (CNS)
Hidalgo (SAM)
Hidden Blade, The (CNS)
Hide and Seek (CNS)
High Tension (CNS)
Higher Ground (SRR)
Hills Have Eyes, II, The (CNS)
Hills Have Eyes, The (CNS)
History of Violence, A (CNS)
Hitch (CNS)
Hitch (SAM)
Hitchcock (CNS)
Hitcher, The (CNS)
Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, The (CNS)
Hitman (CNS)
Hoax, The (CNS)
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (CNS)
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (CNS)
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (CNS)
Holes (EDC)
Holes (CNS)
Holes (SAM)
Holiday, The (CNS)
Hollywood Homicide (CNS)
Hollywoodland (CNS)
Hollywoodland (SAM)
A Hologram for the King (CNS)
Holy Girl, The (CNS)
Holy Land, The (CNS)
Home (CNS)
Home at the End of the World, A (CNS)
Home on the Range (CNS)
Homefront (CNS)
Honey (CNS)
Honeymooners, The (CNS)
Honorable Mention (SAM)
Hoodwinked (CNS)
Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil (CNS)
Hoot (CNS)
Hoot (SAM)
Hope Springs (CNS)
Horrible Bosses (CNS)
Horrible Bosses (SRR)
Horse Whisperer, The (SAM)
The Host (CNS)
Hostage (CNS)
Hostel (CNS)
Hostel: Part II (CNS)
Hot Chick, The (CNS)
Hot Fuzz (CNS)
Hot Pursuit (CNS)
Hot Rod (CNS)
Hot Tub Time Machine (CNS)
Hotel (CNS)
Hotel for Dogs (CNS)
Hotel Rwanda (EDC)
Hotel Rwanda (CNS)
Hotel Transylvania (CNS)
Hounddog (CNS)
Hours, The (CNS)
Hours, The (SAM)
House (CNS)
House Bunny, The (CNS)
House of D (CNS)
House of the Dead (CNS)
House of Flying Daggers (CNS)
House of Fools (CNS)
House of Sand and Fog (CNS)
House of Wax (CNS)
Housekeeper, The (CNS)
How About You (CNS)
How Do You Know (CNS)
How She Move (CNS)
How to Be Single (CNS)
How to Deal (CNS)
How to Eat Fried Worms (CNS)
How to Eat Fried Worms (SAM)
How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (CNS)
How to Train Your Dragon (CNS)
Howl's Moving Castle (CNS)
Hugo (CNS)
Hugo (SRR)
Hulk, The (CNS)
Human Stain, The (CNS)
The Hundred-Foot Journey (CNS)
The Hunger Games (CNS)
The Hunger Games (SRR)
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (CNS)
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 (CNS)
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2 (CNS)
Hunted, The (CNS)
Hunting Party, The (CNS)
Hunting Party, The (SAM)
The Huntsman: Winter’s War (CNS)
Hurricane, The (SAM)
Hustle & Flow (CNS)


U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' ratings
A-I General patronage
A-II Adults and adolescents
A-III Adults
A-IV Adults, with reservations
L Limited adult audience
O Morally offensive

Motion Picture Association of America ratings
G General audiences
PG Parental guidance suggested
PG-13 Parents strongly cautioned
R Restricted
NC-17 No one 17 and under admitted




Monica: The circumstances of St. Monica’s life could have made her a nagging wife, a bitter daughter-in-law and a despairing parent, yet she did not give way to any of these temptations. Although she was a Christian, her parents gave her in marriage to a pagan, Patricius, who lived in her hometown of Tagaste in North Africa. Patricius had some redeeming features, but he had a violent temper and was licentious. Monica also had to bear with a cantankerous mother-in-law who lived in her home. Patricius criticized his wife because of her charity and piety, but always respected her. Monica’s prayers and example finally won her husband and mother-in-law to Christianity. Her husband died in 371, one year after his baptism. 
<p>Monica had at least three children who survived infancy. The oldest, Augustine (August 28) , is the most famous. At the time of his father’s death, Augustine was 17 and a rhetoric student in Carthage. Monica was distressed to learn that her son had accepted the Manichean heresy (all flesh is evil)  and was living an immoral life. For a while, she refused to let him eat or sleep in her house. Then one night she had a vision that assured her Augustine would return to the faith. From that time on, she stayed close to her son, praying and fasting for him. In fact, she often stayed much closer than Augustine wanted. </p><p>When he was 29, Augustine decided to go to Rome to teach rhetoric. Monica was determined to go along. One night he told his mother that he was going to the dock to say goodbye to a friend. Instead, he set sail for Rome. Monica was heartbroken when she learned of Augustine’s trick, but she still followed him. She arrived in Rome only to find that he had left for Milan. Although travel was difficult, Monica pursued him to Milan. </p><p>In Milan, Augustine came under the influence of the bishop, St. Ambrose, who also became Monica’s spiritual director. She accepted his advice in everything and had the humility to give up some practices that had become second nature to her (see Quote, below). Monica became a leader of the devout women in Milan as she had been in Tagaste. </p><p>She continued her prayers for Augustine during his years of instruction. At Easter, 387, St. Ambrose baptized Augustine and several of his friends. Soon after, his party left for Africa. Although no one else was aware of it, Monica knew her life was near the end. She told Augustine, “Son, nothing in this world now affords me delight. I do not know what there is now left for me to do or why I am still here, all my hopes in this world being now fulfilled.” She became ill shortly after and suffered severely for nine days before her death. </p><p>Almost all we know about St. Monica is in the writings of St. Augustine, especially his <i>Confessions</i>.</p> American Catholic Blog The Church really is my mother, too. She isn’t a vague maternal force for a generic collection of anonymous people. This Mother truly nurtures us—each one of us. And for those of us who are baptized Christians, the Church has actually given birth to us on a spiritual level.

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